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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Address: Coast Highway 101, San Diego, CA 92037
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07:15 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 07:15 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Although this park is located within San Diego's city limits, it remains...

Although this park is located within San Diego's city limits, it remains one of the wildest landscapes along the Southern California coast, with miles of unspoiled beaches, chaparral, elegant Torrey Pine trees and a lagoon vital to many species of migrating birds.

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Majestic golden cliffs on the left and deep blue pacific on the right....

I live in San Diego and still, one of my favorite spots for visiting is Torrey Pines State Natural reserve. If you arrive early, you can park in the spots parallel to the beach... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live in San Diego and still, one of my favorite spots for visiting is Torrey Pines State Natural reserve. If you arrive early, you can park in the spots parallel to the beach for free, otherwise, there is a parking fee of $8 (or so...it increases...so check). Once in the park, you can, go to the beach (there are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hiking trails with awesome vistas. You can also walk on the beach put beware of the tides! Lots of trails to choose from.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We only did a one-hour walk out to a look-out near the north end of the Torrey Pines golf course, but from the trail map provided at the trail-head, one could see that there are many other routes. At the top of the Reserve the topography is pretty flat, but it drops down from there to beaches and beautiful badlands-like... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only place in the world where the Torrey Pine grows! There are many great hikes here and a small nature museum. Hike down to the beach and back up the coast!

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On a peak day, you are lucky if you get a parking for your car, after parking the car, Trek for say 5 miles atop the Torrey Pines Natual Reserve (hill) and get down on to the sea shore / beach. Water is so cool and the view is fantastic.. walk back from that place to your car parking area.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great family hike overlooking the Pacific Ocean with incredible sandstone formations. There is a $20 parking fee worth every penny. Bring water, and take your time to reach panoramic views and to descend 300 feet to the beach level. Breath taking!

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Awesome nature, beautiful views, all that nature lovers need. If you are looking for a hike it's the perfect place! The hikes are not too long and stiff. But be careful, no dogs allowed! If you want to drive closer to the trails up on the mountain you have to pay a fee of $12-15.

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Magdeburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love the views from the top of the Torrey Pines trails. I always go running at the reserve and have never enjoyed a trail more. A challenging run with beautiful views and friendly faces

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely epic views of San Diego - a perfect stop on the drive up to LA right off the main road (think it was the 101). Nice low-key hiking, nothing too difficult by any means. Plenty of parking as well. Just watch the trails along the bluffs, things are a little loose and shuffly.

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Hampden, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hike on cliffs overlooking the beach. Beautiful views. An easier trail is available for families with young children.

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